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Choretrum candollei.

Botanical name:

Choretrum candollei F. Muell. Santalaceae. Wild Currants.

A shrub bearing greenish-red berries which are called wild currants in New South Wales. They have a pleasant, acid taste combined with a certain degree of astringency. Mixed with other fruit, they are used for preserves and in the preparation of cooling, acid beverages.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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